Herbal Punch Bowl Wreath

Herbal Punch Bowl Wreath
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Herbal Punch Bowl WreathAssorted sprigs of well-conditioned, fresh herbs around the punch bowl make a great decoration for a party buffet.

To assemble the wreath, cut four to six inch pieces of bright green curled parsley, oregano, soft aromatic sweet Annie, all kinds of basils, ferny southern-wood, lemon balm, mints of all kinds, rosemary and scented geraniums.

Clip a goodly assortment, toss them in warm water in your sink to freshen them, condition them in a dish pan full of water to which a floral preservative has been added and drain them. Pop the entire bunch into a large plastic bag and keep it under refrigeration until needed.

Shortly before serving the punch just scatter the herbs around the punch bowls or cake plate. Thus prepared, your fresh herbs will last through a long party without water.

 

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Karen Hegre

I feel very fortunate to have met Karen, and to be able to share her wonderful crafts and herbal inspiration with our visitors. She has a gentle soul and contributes not only her words but encouragement as well.

Karen is a Master Gardener specializing in herbs, a mom and grandma. She and her husband have a Backyard Wildlife Habitat, plus 'Fairy Gardens' where the children can learn about different herbs and hear Karen read a story about the Garden Fairies and Flowers. They are open to the public May through September.

Karen owns several discussion lists, which we have listed below with the subscription information. All are free to join and a joy to be a member of!

Karen's Herbal Kitchen: A list for exchanging herbal recipes! Click Here to subscribe.

Nature Crafts: This is a list for those who enjoy crafting with Nature and want to learn more!! We will share projects, learn ways of preserving those natural items and much more. Click Here to subscribe.

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